Nov 5, 2012 6:00am EST
to their respective corners. president obama in chicago, and mitt romney in boston. >> mitt romney is getting some last-minute support from a republican. >> sarah palin is back in the headlines. the super pac has done it money to the romney campaign. it is a little bit interesting. she has not been super prominent in romney's bid the white house. she never had a speaking role at the republican national convention. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> this year, voters in maryland have several other reasons to cast their ballots. kim dacey is live on federal hill with those issues. >> good morning. >> some of those ballot questions are big issues like the dream act, same-sex marriage, and gambling. supporters of the dream act gathered yesterday to rally support for the bill that would allow children of illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at maryland colleges. in catonsville, supporters hoping to legalize same-sex marriage prepared to spend tuesday at the polls. experts say usually it is the top of the ticket that drives people to the polls. this year, turnout could hinge on the ballot questions.
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
cheered in times square and in front of 1600 pennsylvania avenue. but the crowd fell silent in boston, where mitt romney supporters found his candidate did not earn enough votes to earn the white house. >> i wish i was able to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader. we join with you to pray for him and for this great nation. >> romney called for bipartisanship. >> we cannot risk partisan bickering. >> a sentiment echoed by the president. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. you have made me a better president. >> the president promised to work with congress, he vowed -- >> we remain more that a collection of red states and blue states. we are and forever will be the united states of america. >> senator harry reid and john boehner talking about the need for bipartisanship as we move forward here in d.c. we have heard it before. >> what seemed to drive people to the polls? >> 62% of people said the economy is what got them to the ballot box tested. health care, taxes, the deficit were other issues